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Name: Sousse Light  

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Also known as: Susah Light

Nearest Town or City:
Sousse, , Tunisia

Location: Central Tunisia.

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The light is on the Khalef al Fata tower in the Kasbah (citadel). While the modern light was established in 1890, some sources say the tower first served as a lighthouse as early as the year 859 A.D.

Tower Height: 72

Height of Focal Plane: 230

Characteristic and Range: One white flash every 4 seconds, visible for 22 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White square tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1890

Date Present Tower Built: 1890

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.


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